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Double Headliner Announcements for Leading Festivals: Rufus Wainwright and Don McLean to Take Centre Stage


 In an exciting turn of events, not one but two major festivals have revealed their headliners for the upcoming summer season. Country music fans are in for a treat as Rufus Wainwright and Don McLean are set to grace the stages of two iconic events.

Rufus Wainwright at Black Deer 2024

Rufus Wainwright

Black Deer Festival, known for its celebration of Americana and country music, has announced that the acclaimed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will headline the festival’s Sunday night. Wainwright, known for his soulful voice and poetic lyrics, will bring his unique blend of folk, rock, and pop to the picturesque Eridge Park in Kent. Fans can expect an unforgettable performance as Wainwright takes the stage on June 23, 2024.

Don McLean to Headline The Long Road 2024

don mclean

Meanwhile, The Long Road Festival has also revealed its Sunday night headliner: the legendary Don McLean. Known for his timeless hits like “American Pie” and “Vincent,” McLean’s performance promises to be a nostalgic journey through the annals of American folk music. The Long Road Festival, held at Stanford Hall in Leicestershire, will welcome McLean on September 1, 2024.

Festival Highlights

Both festivals have curated impressive lineups beyond the headliners, featuring a mix of established artists and rising talents. From toe-tapping bluegrass to heartfelt ballads, these events promise to be a celebration of all things country.

Tickets for Black Deer Festival and The Long Road Festival are now available, and fans are encouraged to secure their spots early. Whether you’re a seasoned country music enthusiast or a newcomer to the genre, these festivals offer an opportunity to immerse yourself in the sounds of the American heartland.

So mark your calendars, dust off your cowboy boots, and get ready for a summer filled with music, camaraderie, and unforgettable moments. Rufus Wainwright and Don McLean are ready to serenade the UK, and country music lovers couldn’t be more thrilled.

For ticket information and full festival lineups, visit Black Deer Festival and The Long Road Festival.

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